Follies: the Complete Recordings

Paced by vets Ann Miller, Kaye Ballard, and Phyllis Newman, the all-star cast of Follies‘ recent New Jersey Paper Mill Playhouse revival renders the original score, plus — in eight stunning bonus tracks — numbers cut prior to the show’s 1971 Broadway opening. (After hearing Miller slyly put over ”Can That Boy Fox-trot!” you’ll wonder how it could ever have been dropped.) Stephen Sondheim is our most sophisticated musical-theater writer. And his bittersweet score has never been more fully realized. Follies: The Complete Recordings is a must. A

Follies: the Complete Recordings
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